Irish Bank Resolution Corporation Act 2013


Number 2 of 2013


IRISH BANK RESOLUTION CORPORATION ACT 2013

REVISED

Updated to 1 August 2016


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of Irish Bank Resolution Corporation Act 2013. It is prepared by the Law Reform Commission in accordance with its function under Law Reform Commission Act 1975 (3/1975) to keep the law under review and to undertake revision and consolidation of statute law.

All Acts up to and including Energy Act 2016 (12/2016), enacted 30 July 2016, and all statutory instruments up to and including Commission of Investigation (Irish Bank Resolution Corporation) Act 2016 (Commencement) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 438 of 2016), made 30 July 2016, were considered in the preparation of this Revised Act.

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Number 2 of 2013


IRISH BANK RESOLUTION CORPORATION ACT 2013

REVISED

Updated to 1 August 2016


Introduction

This Revised Act presents the text of the Act as it has been amended since enactment, and preserves the format in which it was passed.

Related legislation

This Act is not collectively cited with any other Act.

Annotations

This Revised Act is annotated and includes textual and non-textual amendments, statutory instruments made pursuant to the Act and previous affecting provisions.

An explanation of how to read annotations is available at

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Material not updated in this revision

Where other legislation is amended by this Act, those amendments may have been superseded by other amendments in other legislation, or the amended legislation may have been repealed or revoked. This information is not represented in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the amended legislation if one is available.

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Acts which affect or previously affected this revision

Commission of investigation (Irish Bank Resolution Corporation) Act 2016 (10/2016)

Central Bank (Supervision and Enforcement) Act 2013 (26/2013)

All Acts up to and including Energy Act 2016 (12/2016), enacted 30 July 2016, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

Companies Act 1963 and Irish Bank Resolution Corporation Act, 2013 (Statement of Affairs) (Amendment) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 358 of 2013)

Companies Act 1963 and Irish Bank Resolution Corporation Act, 2013 (Statement of Affairs) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 304 of 2013)

National Treasury Management Agency Act 1990 (Irish Bank Resolution Corporation Act, 2013) Delegation of Functions Order 2013 (S.I. No. 57 of 2013)

Irish Bank Resolution Corporation Act, 2013 (Special Liquidation) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 36 of 2013)

European Communities (Reorganisation and Winding-up of Credit Institutions) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 48 of 2011)

All statutory instruments up to and including Commission of Investigation (Irish Bank Resolution Corporation) Act 2016 (Commencement) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 438 of 2016), made 30 July 2016, were considered in the preparation of this revision.


Number 2 of 2013


IRISH BANK RESOLUTION CORPORATION ACT 2013

REVISED

Updated to 1 August 2016




Number 2 of 2013


IRISH BANK RESOLUTION CORPORATION ACT 2013

REVISED

Updated to 1 August 2016


AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE WINDING UP OF IBRC AND TO PROVIDE FOR CONNECTED MATTERS.

WHEREAS it is necessary, in the public interest, to provide for the orderly winding up of the affairs of IBRC to help to address the continuing serious disturbance in the economy of the State;

AND WHEREAS vital assistance has been provided by the State to maintain the functioning of IBRC to support the financial stability of the State;

AND WHEREAS vital assistance has been provided by the Central Bank of Ireland to maintain the functioning of IBRC to support the stability of the Irish financial system;

AND WHEREAS the maintenance of the functioning of IBRC is no longer necessary to support the financial stability of the State or the stability of the Irish financial system;

AND WHEREAS it is necessary to end the exposure of the State and the Central Bank of Ireland to IBRC;

AND WHEREAS the winding up of IBRC is now necessary to help to restore the financial position of the State and to help to enable the State to re-establish normalised access to the international debt markets;

AND WHEREAS it is necessary in the public interest to ensure that the financial support provided by the State to IBRC is, to the extent achievable, recovered as fully and efficiently as possible;

AND WHEREAS the winding up of IBRC is necessary to resolve the debt of IBRC to the Central Bank of Ireland;

AND WHEREAS in the achievement of the winding up of IBRC the common good may require permanent or temporary interference with the rights, including property rights, of persons;

[7 th February, 2013]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:

Annotations:

Modifications (not altering text):

C1

Act included in definition of relevant applicable enactment, and its application potentially restricted by European Communities (Reorganisation and Winding-up of Credit Institutions) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 48 of 2011), regs. 2(4)(h), 5 and 12(1), as amended (15.07.2015) by European Union (Bank Recovery and Resolution) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 289 of 2015), reg. 192(d).

Interpretation

2. ...

(4) In relation to the reorganisation or winding up of an authorised credit institution, any of the following enactments that is relevant to the institution in the particular context is a relevant applicable enactment for the purposes of these Regulations: ...

[(h) the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation Act 2013 (No. 2 of 2013);]

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What law applies to credit institution in respect of which reorganisation measure is imposed

5. —(1) The relevant applicable enactment applies to and in relation to a reorganisation measure imposed, or to be imposed, in respect of an authorised credit institution (including its branches in other Member States) except as otherwise expressly provided by these Regulations.

(2) The provisions of a relevant applicable enactment forming part of a reorganisation measure or applying, implementing or giving effect to a reorganisation measure apply in relation to the credit institution concerned and shall be fully effective in accordance with that enactment as provided by the Directive.

(3) Provisions of this Regulation applying, implementing or giving effect to a reorganisation measure apply in relation to the credit institution concerned and shall be fully effective in accordance with those provisions as provided by the Directive.

(4) A reorganisation measure imposed by a competent authority of another Member State in respect of a credit institution authorised in that State (including any branch of the institution in the State) is to be recognised in the State as soon as the measure takes effect in that other State. This paragraph applies even if, had the particular matter been dealt with under the relevant applicable enactment, the measure would not be provided for, or would be provided for subject to the fulfilment of specified conditions that would not have been fulfilled in the particular case.

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What law applies to winding up of credit institution

12. —(1) The relevant applicable enactment applies to proceedings to wind up an authorised credit institution, except in so far as these Regulations otherwise provide.

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